signed number


noun

Mathematics. a number preceded by a plus sign (+) to indicate a positive quantity or by a minus sign (−) to indicate a negative quantity.

Nearby words

  1. signature loan,
  2. signature tune,
  3. signboard,
  4. signed english,
  5. signed minor,
  6. signed, sealed, and delivered,
  7. signed-ranks test,
  8. signee,
  9. signer,
  10. signet

Origin of signed number

First recorded in 1965–70

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